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Musicals at Richter to hold auditions for 2015 season April 2, 3 and 4

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Auditions for this summer’s Musicals at Richter (MAR) shows will be held April 2, 3 and 4, at the Richter Arts Center in Danbury. This year’s main stage productions will be “Once Upon A Mattress,” “Hairspray,” and “Annie Get Your Gun.” (The photo above is from a previous production of “Oliver.”) Auditions will be Thursday, […] [Read More]
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Lonely hearts: Stamford’s Avon Theater celebrates Oscar-winning ‘Marty’ with special event

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Above, Ernest Borgnine stands behind Betsy Blair in a scene from the film ‘Marty,’ from 1955. The film will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Will the butcher and schoolteacher find love? In the film “Marty,” it is up to Ernest Borgnine […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum’s ‘worms’ are on the move this summer

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Above, Bruce Museum exhibit preparator Sean Murtha installs The Deep Sea, a new exhibit at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Ocean Science Exhibit Center in Massachusetts. It was originally on display in 2014 at the Bruce as part of a show on the habitat and creatures of the deep sea. (Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole […] [Read More]
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Family politics: Hager, Pelosi to share tales of growing up in public eye

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Political scions Jenna Bush Hager and Alexandra Pelosi are set to make a stop at Fairfield University for the talk “Growing Up in the Political Eye: Private Lives in Public Spaces” as part of the school’s Open Visions Forum series. Hager, whose father is former President George W. Bush, and Pelosi, whose mother is House […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s history gets banner treatment in new show

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Until the end of March, three artists will share their visions of Bridgeport’s legacy of innovation and industry at an exhibition at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport. The work includes Norwalk artist Jackie Lightfield’s “Buy Bridgeport” collage (above), “Incandescent History,” by Willimantic artist June Bisantz and “First in Flight,” by another Willimantic artist, Harrison Judd. The […] [Read More]
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Talk to focus on New Yorkers and their cribs, Colonial and Federal style

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Above, Van Cortlandt Manor House Dining Room, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, is an example of the home stylings of early New Yorkers. Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley. For those who wonder how early New Yorkers decked out their pads, the Greenwich Antiques Society has invited writer and lecturer Kathleen Eagen Johnson to discuss their tastes and […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s IMAX theater welcomes a visit from oceans’ acrobats

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Above, a mother humpback whale and her calf, journey beneath the waves in a scene from “Humpback Whales,” a movie playing at the IMAX theater at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Conn. Contributed photo/Brandon Cole Humpback whales typically make their homes in the oceans deep, but for next two months, humpback whales will be making […] [Read More]

The time The Rolling Stones rehearsed in Washington, CT

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The sale of a former girls’ boarding school in Washington, CT to a California company specializing in building high-end hotels was recorded in the Washington CT assessor’s office earlier this month. The property transfer for the abandoned Wykeham Rise property listed the kind of details you would expect to find in that type of document. […] [Read More]
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Free Space Day at Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum

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The sky’s the limit when the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport presents Space Day, Sunday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Connecticut Space Grant Consortium, admission will be free for all. The Westport Astronomical Society will be stationed outdoors, using the museum’s solar scopes and telescopes to safely look […] [Read More]
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Renowned violinist to perform at Richter House in Danbury

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Che Ho Lam, a nationally renowned violinist who has played everywhere from the White House to Carnegie Hall, is coming to Danbury. Lam’s concert will be Sunday, March 29, and will kick off the spring season of events offered by Richter Association for the Arts. The 3 p.m. performance will be at Richter House, at 100 […] [Read More]
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